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beck in business. glenn beck will speak on the anniversary of martin luther king's i have a dream speech. critics say he's hijacking the story. hurricane danielle downgraded to a category 2 as it heads to the mid atlantic. two more storms brewing right behind her and they're coming our way. breaking news overnight. paris hilton is arrested and charged in las vegas with possession of cocaine. what does this latest godbout with the law mean for the troubled heiress. five years after katrina. a city of pain, survival,
persistence and hope for recovery early this saturday persistence and hope for recovery early this saturday morning, august 28th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs hi, everyone, welcome to the early show. i'm chris wragge. >> good morning. i'm erica hill. >> of course we will go to washington for a little preview of today's big glenn beck rally. and paris hilton busted for cocaine in las vegas. a report on that as well. >> first we head to new orleans where dave price is standing by. of course it's the five-year anniversary of hurricane katrina. dave, good morning. >> good morning to both of you. it's hard to believe it has been five years. there's a clear line of demarkation here, not only in the landscape of new orleans and
the gulf coast but in the lives of the people who live here. there is life before katrina and life after. we'll look back and we'll examine where we are now and it's all coming up in the next two hours or so. in the meantime, chris, back to you in new york. let's begin this morning, though, in washington, d.c. where conservative commentator glenn beck to restore honor to america. he said it's just a coincidence he will be at the lincoln memorial of the anniversary of martin luther king's "i have a dream" spreech. >> reporter: good morning, chris. folks are already starting to gather on the steps of the lincoln memorial. thousands more on lining the reflecting pool. some even camped out overnight. folks seemed to be in a fantastic mood, waiting for this event to get under way in a few hours. the stated purpose of the rally is to restore honor. but detractors say his real agenda is radical.
>> glenn beck's rally at the lincoln memorial is stirring up anger on the left before it even happens. >> let's call it what it is, platant politicalest. >> beck says it has nothing to do with politics. but many of the buses headed here are sponsored by the tea party. >> glenn beck is a leader of the tea party movement. we are going to follow him when he says we do. >> reporter: a key note speech is being given by one of the well-known politicians in the country. >> the poll is extraordinary. it should not be underestimated. they have become cultural figures, symbols, however imperfect of a good, which is seen in opposition to the white house. >> beck plans to address the crowd from almost exactly the spot where martin luther king jr. delivered his "i have a dream speech" 47 years ago today. >> i have a dream.
>> reporter: the fox news host calls it a coincidence and divine providence. that assertion coming from beck, who notoriously called the nation's first black president a racist. >> deep-seeded hatred for white people. >> reporter: has wrangled civil rights leaders, who will lead his own march to honor dr. king at the same time. >> people will judge for themselves whether that has anything to do with civil rights. >> reporter: in another bit of counter programming, the democratic group organize niz fog for america decided to con vaas in dozens of cities today urging people to vote democratic. for a nonpolitical day, chris, things are awfully political. >> nancy, thank you. let's take a closer look at glenn beck's rally. political editor for the atlantic is in our washington bureau. mark, good morning. >> good morning. >> are you buying this whole
it's a coincidence on the 47th anniversary of the "i have a dream speech"? >> it may have been a coincidence early on, but clearly it has turned into a deliberate attempt to change the meaning of the anniversary for the people who are there. >> let me ask you, as far as glenn beck is concerned, huge ratings on fox news channel. enjoys tremendous book sales and whatnot. what's he trying to do here? what's his play? a potential political career in his future? >> i don't think glenn beck will ever run for political office. i think he enjoys the power that he has. just look at the gentleman in nancy's piece who says what glenn beck says we will do. and beck seems to understand that very well. and if you look at the arc of his show the last year, it's been a series of prescriptions, read this book, take this online course. don't listen to this person. he is, in essence, providing the
intellectual ballast for the tea party movement. i think that sustains him, as well as, as you point out, the enormous profits he's generating from his books, his online university and elsewhere. >> let me ask you about the turnout. 100,000? 200,000? 300,000? >> well, they're saying 200,000. that would be surprising if it were true. i think one point is this. these are mostly very conservative republican voters. democrats can't turn out anything nearly approaching 100,000 voters. that's one reason why it's so significant. all these conservatives in one place, a sign how enthusiastic and energetic conservatives are heading into the midterm elections. >> if you have this massive turnout, does this solidify his standing like a rush limbaugh? >> i absolutely think it does. in some ways, if you look at what limbaugh what was to do in
1994 in terms of, in a sense, galvanizing and solidifying, the newt gingrich revolution and spreading its ideas throughout the country, beck has been able to do with the tea party movement, which i think existed in many ways before glenn beck. if glenn beck wasn't the avatar for this movement, somebody else would be. independent conservatives out there are genuinely angry, and he is the best voice to give to them. he is a marvelous communicator. >> thank you. appreciate it. >> my pleasure. >> thank you, chris. it's a busy morning for storm watchers. ironically, as we reach the fifth anniversary of katrina, we have storms, three of them, lined up in the atlantic and headed in our direction. good morning, lonnie. >> the storms just lined up are like airplanes getting ready to come in for a landing. we have danielle, earl, and a
tropical wave. keep your eye on that. most likely that will be developing to fiona. danielle now, here's the good news, downgrade. yesterday was a monster, a beast, category 4. now it's down to a 2 with 110-mile-per-hour winds. earl, working in its wake. earl is forecast to strengthen quite a bit. 60-mile-per-hour winds. we think, too, that will become a major playing. now, danielle today should be staying east of bermuda. it will churn the waters not just for bermuda but the northeast as well. eyes on earl. earl will be tracking a little bit more to the west. mid week to next week. bermuda sandwiched in between the two. you can't just watch the skinny line. you have to give it a little cone of deflection in either which way. a couple storms with a third to be named. >> the cone of deflection, we will be watching it for you.
let's go back to dave price, who is standing by in new orleans. dave. >> all right, rebecca, five years ago it was, of course. new orleans was on the eve of destruction. and tomorrow is the anniversary of the day hurricane katrina roared ashore destroying the crescent city. where do things start today? mark strassmann is joining us with more on that. >> good morning, dave. a bittersweet milestone. this anniversary marker of how far this city has come and how far it still has to go. people who live here see that every day in their rebuilt scarred neighborhood. five years later, they're still rebuilding. dozens of volunteers in st. bernard parrish hoping to rebuild five homes in 50 hours. >> it's amazing that's happening in five years's time. >>reporter: especially amazing to jori at the dorsey because
this will be her home. >> thank you. with a little tear here and there, but thank you. >> reporter: when the levees failed in 2005, it looked like the death of an american city. 80% of new orleans flooded. this rebuilt city is changed. its people are different. >> reporter: so how are you a different person than you were five years ago? >> i'm more compassionate. i'm more giving. i'm more tolerant. >> reporter: denise thornton rebuilt her home after katrina. it started a community group called "beacons of hope." it helped rebuild 1,700 homes. >> i know i have to make the difference. i can't just write the check. >> reporter: more than 100,000 people in metro new orleans never came back. but most did. it took jorie dorsey five years, but here she is. >> home is where your roots are, where your heritage is. so i came home. >> reporter: according to one
recent study, there are 50,000 vacant homes in the city. that's more than a quarter of all homes in new orleans. there are still, in all that blight, more signs of renewal. dave? >> keep in mind, many people haven't returned possibly because they're scared, wondering if new orleans could survive another storm like katrina. joining sus ed fleming from the army cor army corps of engineers, new orleans district. let's answer that question first. could new orleans take a storm like katrina today? >> sure. we are absolutely safer in new orleans than we were when katrina hit. when katrina hit we had a patchwork system. that was a system name only. today you have a resilient integrated system. there are features that are here that were not here. the surge barrier.
larger levees. again, it's an integrated resilient system that wasn't here then when katrina hit. >> when will it be completed? >> by hurricane season next year we will have the 100-year protection in place. obviously there will be work that will go on the system for years to come. however, we have committed to have the 100-year protection in place by hurricane season next year. >> what will be probably an argument which will go on for the rest of our lifetimes is were people left behind, or were some people in areas where areas shouldn't have been built upon, ninth ward an example? should people be going back there? >> there's always going to be residual risk like this. the way you reduce risk is multiple lines defense. you start with barrier islands, coastal wetland, levees, local
zoning ordinances. a full tank of gas and a good plan. people have to listen to their local leaders. if an evacuation is ordered, they should probably heed that advice. >> you can build all the levees you want, but we have natural barriers which are eroding in large number, large acreage each and every day. what's happening and what are we doing to stem the tide? >> that's great. i spent wednesday, thursday, friday this week in washington, d.c. talking about this exact subject. we have six projects that we get approved by federal officials to be able to go forward. we work very closely with the state of louisiana, with the local parishes, and these six projects talk about coastal restoration. not only is it good for the environment and so critical, again, it leads to the multiple lines of defense. we're talking about creating marshes, diversions of freshwater and sediment from the
mississippi river, barrier islands. again, those six projects, louisiana coastline projects, are very critical, and we're moving forward on those. >> very few short seconds, so many people still have not come back to this area. many have. what is your message to those people? is this a safe community? is this a reengineered community which is now certainly well set for what could be another major hurricane? >> it is absolutely a safe community and well engineered. my family and i live behind these levees. hundreds of folks who work on these systems, who design these systems live behind the levees having already lost lots of stuff in hurricane katrina. it's safe and we live here as well. >> colonel ed fleming, thanks so much for joining us. best of luck as you go forward in your new job. we will head to new york. we'll see you back here from new orleans in just a couple minutes. thanks. good morning, and good morning,
everyone. ben bernanke said the central bank may take bolder steps to keep the economy from falling into a second recession. the economy grew just 1.6% in the second quarter with the rest of the year not looking much better. cbs news senior business correspondent anthony mason reports. >> reporter: with the latest numbers showing the economy slowing to a crawl, fed chairman ben bernanke told an economic conference in jack hon hole, wyoming, that the federal reference stands to do whatever it can to keep the recovery going. but the economy says, he said, led to economic developments. >> what was so weak and fragile, we are vulnerable to anything else that could go wrong. if anything does, we will be back in recession. >> reporter: his promise of fed support rallied the markets. the dow gained more than 160 points to close back above 10,000. but many ordinary investors have already sold their stocks.
>> when the whole market goes down it takes everything with it. so we want to be protected against that case. >> reporter: san francisco financial adviser ray meadows has been moving his clients into bonds. investors have pulled $33 billion out of mutual funds that invest in u.s. stocks. >> i do think the economy will be very weak the next six, nine months. >> reporter: despite bernanke's reassurances that you will use every tool to sustain the economy, many worry the fed may be out of ammunition. app thoen mason, cbs news, new york. work will begin monday in the gulf of mexico to remove the temporary cap on the blown-out bp oil well. the cap stopped the flow of oil last month. the well was then plugged with mud and cement, which officials say will block any new leaks when the cap comes off. it's being removed so the well's blow-out preventer can be recovered and studied to determine why it failed. a boston man held prisoner
by north korea for seven months is home thanks to former president jimmy carter. ghomes boarded a private jet friday. he was arrested and sentenced to prison after he entered north korea from china in january. and it's about 17 past the hour. lessonly quinn joins us with a check of the weather. not a bad weekend your first weekend back in the states. >> you're right. right here in new york city and the rest of the east, for a good chunk of the weather, beautiful weather. the tropics are certainly active. sunny and dry in the east. western fire danger does exist. if you take a look at the big satellite and radar picture, most of the country has a beautiful today and beautiful weekend in its entirety. that's a quick little look at the country. here's a closer look at the weather for your weekend.
all right, everybody, wherever you are make it a great weekend. so much of my job the last couple days has been looking at the tropics. if you think about the hurricane season this year, pretty mild. we've only had one hurricane. all of a sudden within a week we will have two, category 3 or stronger. it's a sign of things heating up. >> the path a little more to the u.s. >> western side of bermuda, which is not a good thing. >> well, we're going to talk about the week that was in a minute. 33 miners in chile. incredible story. they've been told they could be down there for months. we will talk to someone who really knows what they're going through right now. >> basically, telling them we may get you out by christmas. we'll return to new orleans with dave price. we'll visit with a family we introduced you to five years ago. an update when we come back. you're watching "the early show" here on cbs. ,,,,,,,,
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time now for the week that was. a look at the week's big story. video was release odd friday of the 33 miners trapped since august 5th. the men appear slim but healthy. some singing chile's national anthem. rescuers drilled a six-inch wide item to provide them with supplies. let's meet someone who can really relate to what the miners are going through. 13 years ago, then astronaut was stranded for three months a beard the russian space station after it was damaged by fire. he joins us from michigan. good morning, jerry. great to have you with us. >> good morning, rebecca. thank you. >> thank you. in this video it's incredible to see the miners. they seem so upbeat. what do you think it is that's helping hthem remain so calm an
optimistic lieu this? >> i think what they had for them is 17 days literally being cut off, isolated. they were stuck with themselves. they had to survive. they did everything right. you trust the other 32 miners. they know they can depend on each other. a bore hole comes down. now you have light at the end of the tunnel. that's the other thing that keeps you going, is that hope. knowing there is an end point, whether it's christmas, two months from nowment they can sort of pace themselves and get to that end point. >> they have something to look forward to. you bring up this point about trust, jerry. of course during your trapped in space, you were with two other individuals. they were men. but they didn't speak a lick of english. you didn't speak their language. how key is it these individuals, 33 of them, get along and make the best of the situation as it grew? >> you know, rebecca, i felt so
cut off, isolated, stuck with myself. we had a broken down communication system to earth. i did speak a bit of russian but they spoke no english. it's very, very helpful to have other human beings. and i just craved the diversity of mankind. you take it all for granted around here. to have people around you, the news, the talk, the information, you absolutely crave that. there's a good spirit. it's like being out on a navy submarine. i'm an old naval officer. you have diversity of mankind. so that's very, very helpful to them. >> what do you think will be the hardest part for individuals as they go through this? >> it's tough. in my case i was up in the heavens, cut off, isolated from mankind and a sense of isolation i have never felt in my life before. so the hardest thing is just dealing with your own
psychological frailties. you know, we have great dna in us. we're old explorers. we have roots of cave man and everything else. so we can get through these things. but you have to sort of pace yourself. you have to talk to yourself a lot. you have to keep saying, come on, keep the spirits up. you know, that's how you get through it. >> and in addition to having to do those things, in this case, jerry, these men, they have to lose weight. they have to have 35-inch waist toss get out of this hole, what do you think that part of all of this will do to the men psychologically? >> you know, first of all, i would put the skinniest guys up first so they don't plug that hole when they finally lift them out. food is a great escape. i was sucking down borscht everyday. jellied fish. until we were able to supply them with glucose, water, and now some real food, they were
eating two tablespoons of tuna every other day. food is a joyous occasion, just like here on earth. >> it is. >> a frech astronaut brought me french gourmet food. >> well, i hope they'll be able to have that, too, when they come out. >> it was a glorious moment. >> thank you so much for being with us. >> my pleasure, rebecca. >> still ahead, breaking news. paris hilton in trouble again. she was arrested last night in las vegas, charged with cocaine possession. how much trouble is she face [ male announcer ] when meg whitman arrived at ebay, they had 30 people and an idea. meg's job was to make it happen. it took leadership. focus. and the ability to bring people together. meg whitman delivered. named one of america's best ceo's by harvard business review, she grew ebay 15,000 strong and made small business dreams come true. now meg has a plan to create jobs. fix sacramento.
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and we'll return to and visit with dave price. katrina, five years later. we'll be right back. we welcome you back one more time. we can use this moment to talk about this story from australia. everyone who read it, their mind is blown by this. >> it seems almost kind of obvious to an extent that you would want to put your child close to your heart, close to you to help revive it. in this case it saved the child's life. the child is basically pronounced dead by the doctor. she learns of this method and she puts it against her body. and it warms the child up. it was a preemie at the time. >> in some third world countries this method is used for premature babies. >> where they have less technology. >> it simulates the role of an
incu incub incu incubator. you talked about miracles. for the baby to be for what they thought was dead for so long and to be brought back to life like this, it has people saying to themselves, hmmm. >> put yourselves in the mind of the parent. one second gone, and then back. >> it feels like a miracle, i'm sure, in that circumstance. but also, beyond that, you know, you're clutching the child so closely. you just want more than anything for that child to be okay. and to sort of see that come to life, come to fruition. >> with all the technology out there in the end it's just touching with mom. >> without a doubt, you're there. if it was me i would be praying and praying and praying and to see the prayer actually answered. >> euphoric moment from the mom and the family in general to go from despair to elation like that. we'll talk more about it coming up. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,
welcome back to the early show on this saturday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> good morning. i'm rebecca jarvis in for erica hill. two things that probably spell a little trouble. sure enough. once again paris gets clipped for doing something that is against the law. busted for cocaine possession. first, we want to head back to dave price, who is standing by in new orleans for us this morningme morningment. good morning, dave. >> good morning, guys. we are going to revisit a
remarkable story. a story of struggle and love, a family who made such an impression on us five years ago. it's a story worth taking a second look at. so stay tuned for that. the fifth anniversary of katrina coming to shore and every day for the last five years has been a struggle for those who returned here and those who have not been able to return yet. in the meantime, back to new york and say good morning to whitt johnson standing by at the news desk. >> good morning again, everyone. california authorities are trying to figure out what triggered a riot at a prison near sacramento. it involved as many as 200 inmates. seven prisoners hospitalized. not clear how many suffered gunshot wounds. no officers were injured. in response to the huge recall of eggs possibly tainted with salmonella, the fda is stepping up inspection efforts of egg farms. it's reported inspectors will
visit 600 by the end of next year. they produce 80% of the nation's eggs. and rookie 22-year-old pitching sensation steven strasburg appears to be out for the season. the right-hander has a torn ligament in his pitching elbow and is expected to undergo tommy john's surgery. that will put him out of action for up to a year and a half. those are the headlines. now for another check of the weather and somebody who is in action as always, lonnie quinn, what's happening? >> good morning to youment good morni morning, everybody. check them out. let me find out -- what's your name, first of all? >> jordan brown. >> why the big crowd? what's it all about? >> we're all here for arthur ashe kids day in queens. >> it's all in association with a tennis tournament? >> it's just a celebration of
his whole legacy through sports, music, and dance. it's going to be really fun. >> guess who is going to be out there? >> who? >> chris wragge is going to be out there. i want to get to the highs and the lows. hottest spot, san antonio, texas at 100 degrees. and the coldest, redmond, oregon. take a look at this. temperatures, 70s and 80s. tons of sunshine from bangor, maine, all the way down to richmond, virginia. that's a quick look at the national picture. here's a closer look at the weather for your weekend.
all right, guys. enjoy kids days out there. >> lonnie, i will be there from 10:00 a.m. eastern time signing pictures of lonnie quinn. paris hilton's brush with the lawme. what it could mean for her future. hey, did you know bedbugs are infesting homes, hotel sps workplaces all across the country? how do you know if you have them? tiny bites all over your body and brown or red spots on your sheets. yuck! for "the early show" this saturday morning, i'm susan koeppen. when i had my heart attack, i couldn't believe it.
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good morning. >> good morning. >> she's giving lindsay lohan a lifetime of bad publicity by the age of 30. is it jail time once again for paris hilton? >> it probably is, chris. in nevada, the sentence for a conviction of a schedule 2 narcotic, which is what cocaine is, probation to four years if it's a relatively small amount. if it's four grams or more, 20 years in state prison. assuming it's a small amount, i don't think she would get probation this time. and i'll tell you why. she has a prior conviction in california. we remember the reckless endangerment charge. she violated her probation twice in california. i would expect her to do some time on this if convicted. >> she was busted twice for marijuana overseas. she was arrested, not charged. are we looking the a pattern along the lines of what you were saying, already having the past conviction and having done some jail time. does that all play in this?
>> it's a very strange situation. in corsica and south africa she was detained but never charged. a court should not take it into account if she's not charged. but everything that happened in california in 2007 will be relevant. nevada is a tough law and order state. judges very tough there on drug crimes. >> january 2007. she served 23 days. upon release told larry king this caused me to reevaluate the role party playing has played in my life. lisa, when you see some of these kids, like lindsay lohan and paris hilton, sit with them in a room for five minutes, what would you say to them? >> i would say your public reputation is everything. what are you doing driving around in a car where marijuana is wafting out allegedly. there's only two defenses to drug charges and that is the
police illegally searched my car and i didn't do it. it doesn't sound like either will be present here. she should consider her public reputation first and foremost. she makes millions of dollars a year as model and spokesperson. all of that is in jeopardy if she did it. >> as far as a plea bargain or any type of deal that can be struck, what we have seen the past couple years, judges have been a little bit harder on the socialites and actresses and whatnot. do you think that probably plays a role as well, for some who may get a deal here that she doesn't this time around? >> i think it does, chris. you really put your finger on it. judges do not want to appear soft on a celebrity. we saw that with lindsay lohan going to jail and we will see it with paris hilton. o.j. simpson was convicted. clark county, nevada is a tough jurisdiction for paris hilton.
she better have a good defense here or plea bargain. >> that's all her attorneys need to hear there. thank you for getting up early with us this morning. >> thank you. the story of a family we first met five years ago and their struggle to overcome the pain of the katrina disaster here on the early show on cbs. we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] lean cuisine presents... the book of truth. food myth #9. [ woman ] chopping, peeling and sauteing can be kinda relaxing at the end of the day. [ female announcer ] relaxing? for who? for fresh taste without the fuss, try new market creations from lean cuisine. the new garlic chicken is freshly steamed in this revolutionary steam pouch that unlocks the flavors of tender white meat chicken, crisp farm picked veggies and al dente pasta, for a steamed dinner like never before. now that's fresh thinking. new market creations from lean cuisine. keep life delicious. new market creations from lean cuisine. i can take one airline out... and another home. so with more flight options,
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to help catch a sneeze in its tracks, ♪ you know, if you walk down one city block in new orleans or anywhere along the gulf coast you will be able to hear countless compelling stories. but five years after hurricane katrina, one story in particular still touches our hearts here at the early show, that of the langsford family. we look back then and now to see how they're doing. >> reporter: as katrina began her torment of new orleans, michelle langsford was one of
thousands who refused to evacuate. how could she? she had given birth to twins early. cade was still fighting for his life, unable to breathe on his own. >> i've been with him from day one, and i was not leaving his side when he needed me most. >> reporter: when the rising waters threatened to shut down the hospital for good, cade and 120 other babies from neonatal intensive care units were evacuated without their mothers. >> we walked with them to the elevator. and i told my friend valerie, just take care of him. >> their family was reunited days later at a baton rouge hospital, but their home in st. bernard parrish and the baby's room they hoped cade might some day sleep in was ruined. >> in her arms.
it doesn't matter where we are. he's home. >> reporter: as memories of the storm grow fainter little cade keeps growing stronger. in a day that faced so much more than a hurricane and prevailed. tracy smith, cbs news, new york. >> and joining us now, michelle, kenny, their 11-year-old daughter cory and, of course, cade. the question, of course, anyone wants to know first is, how are you doing now? where are you now? are you back here? >> no, we're not back in the city. we're in covington, north of the lake. at the time with his lung condition, the doctors weren't clear if they could come back because of the air so our best bet was to find residence elsewhere. >> michelle, when you look at the pictures, even now all these
years later, what goes through your mind? i see your eyes watering now. >> i can't believe it's been this long. i mean, every day, every year was just a struggle for cade. and i can't believe we have come this far. >> you were in the hospital and you had to make that impossible decision as parents, after the heartache of one child who died, one of these twins. >> yes. >> another child in icu. another child you're trying to shield from all this horror around you. you made that impossible decision to separate. how difficult was that, kenny, and what were the dynamics as you guys were struggling to make that decision? >> it was very difficult. of course, we had a little argument just should i stay with cory and stay in the hospital with her or go up to arkansas with the rest of the family where our parents were going.
so we kind of weighed our options. just like everybody else, thinking three days it will blow over. we'll be back. we'll see everybody. so at that point we just decided to split and it would be better for her to stay. >> and, michelle, quite literally all hell broke loose? >> yeah. >> hospital loses power. they had to medevac cade out. >> yes. >> what happened? give me a timeline. what must have been pure panic. >> when we woke up the next morning after we had gone through the wind and the rain and the waiting room, the windows blew in, they had the baby safe in the middle of the hospital, we woke up the next morning and there wasn't any water on the streets. a lot of people left to go check on their houses. but then the water started coming. that's when the head nurse says we have to get our babies out. >> and your baby is taken away from you? >> cade was 4 months old. he just had had the feeding tube
surgery. and he was pretty frail. he was still on oxygen that needed to be plugged in, room oxygen. they took him off of it and they put him on a tank and, you know, said, he's got to go. and i remember seeing my friend valerie take him in the elevor. he had to go, and i couldn't go with him. nd it looks like this young man is doing pretty well five years in. tell me all about cade's progress. >> cade is great. fourth of july weekend he had a seizure. so we -- every year we spent a week or so in the hospital. for some reason every year. a week, you know, twice sometimes. but three weeks now without his feeding tube. we took it out three weeks ago. >> and the struggle continues. >> yeah. we're just waiting. >> cory, cade, michelle and kenny, thank you so much. it is a privilege to still be in touch with you five years later. and we wish you the best as life
moves forward and you come back here to this area that you're so proud of. thank you so much for being with us. >> thank you. >> of course, there is much more ahead on the early show coming up. we have our "second cup cafe," which we are going to hear from ledesi, a beautiful song, the melodies and the sounds which make this part of the country so remarkably special. stay tuned. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. ♪ [ female announcer ] we've got stains, down to a science. new wisk, with our breakthrough stain spectrum technology targets all the major stain groups like proteins, carbohydrates and oils. its enzymes and cleaning agents tackle a full range of stains. you'll never look at stains the same way again. for a more powerful clean, try new wisk. fight stains with science. for a more powerful clean, try new wisk.
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loose" song she's going to sing, "i feel like going on." ledesi, that beautiful, sultry, soulful sound. she's joining us live this morning. of course you grew up the daughter of a mother who sang in a traveling band. steady-dad, a musician as well. >> yes. >> this is your tribute to the city that you love so much. >> most definitely. and i love new orleans. i love being here. i'm honored to celebrate. >> well, let's just start the music and step back and listen. >> yes. >> ledesi. ♪ i feel l"i feel like going onl like going on""
>> thank you so much. thank you. >> beautiful. >> thank you. >> you can hear the tears and the struggle in that music. how do you compose something like that? >> well, i didn't compose the song but i love that. it's a gospel hymn from the hawkins family. here in new orleans we're very resilient. we never give up. even though you get knocked down you get right back up. the song is i feel like pressing on. i'll never give up. and i love songs like that. hawkins wrote a wonderful song that's great for new orleans. >> we have about ten seconds left. >> yes. >> are you singing a song of joy now? >> most definitely. >> thank you so much.
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beck to the future. thousands expected to rally in washington, d.c. this morning to hear broadcaster glenn beck preach on the anniversary of martin luther king's "i have a dream" speech. what is his message and what does his future hold? an australian mom is told her premature infant is dead but refuses to give up. inside the incredible cure called kangaroo care and how it's saving lives. five years after katrina. we're in new orleans offering you an unforgettable love letter to the city from one of its most famous citizens. plus, a visit from the owner of the big easy's most famous restaurants. and a musical tribute from one
of the crescent city's own. all that and more ahead as we welcome you to the early show, saturday, august 28th, 2010. and welcome to this hour of the early show on saturday morning. i'm dave price in new orleans. the next hour, indeed, we'll be looking at the last five years. of course we're coming up on the commemoration of the fifth anniversary of katrina touching down the shores of the gulf coast. we'll look back at the struggle, rebuilding and a look ahead to the future. of course we'll do so all the while while we celebrate the great culture that is new orleans with terrific food, "chef on a shoestring" and great music as well. that's coming up in the next "60
minutes" or so. right now let's head back to rebecca and chris. >> sounds great. doing a great job down there. >> also, one of the stories we're working on in new york, this miracle baby story from australia. it is incredible. >> this australian woman gives birth to twins, one of them she believes to be dead but saves its life through the kangaroo method. >> are you ready to go? love it. but first, before we get to that, let's check the headlines. hi, whitt. >> all right, chris, thanks. glenn beck is sponsoring what's expected to be a huge rally in washington, d.c. today. beck describes it as a salute to u.s. military personnel. he says it's a coincidence that it's happening at the same place and on the same day where the reverend martin luther king jr. gave his famous "i have a dream" speech. ben bernanke trying to
reassure investors that the fed is trying to prevent a double-dip recession. the dow gained more than 160 points to climb back above 10,000. that's despite a commerce department report showing the economy is weaker than experts believe. in a speech today, iraq's prime minister put his nation on the highest alert for terrorist attacks. it comes three days before the u.s. military ends combat operations in iraq. president obama will mark that milestone in the iraq war with a primetime speech to the nation tuesday night. to the latest on the 7-year-old who vanished from his elementary school in portland, oregon, three months ago. early show national correspond errant hattie kauffman spoke with his biological parents who firmly believe the stepmother is hiding something. >> reporter: they are not calling her a suspect or even a person of interest. but when i met with caye ron's
biological parents they were quick to say they want more cooperation from terri. >> i want her to know we're done waiting. that this is not a joke. this is kyron's life we're talking about. >> reporter: his mom had harsh words for her friend dede spicher who has yet to explain her whereabouts the day he went missing. >> if she's not involved she needs to take an active role in clearing herself. she has not done that to date. there is something wrong with that. >> reporter: school starts up just after labor day. kyron would be entering the third grade. what's it like to wake up knowing he's gone another day? >> sickening. >> reporter: now school is starting again. >> yeah. he needs to come home.
we miss him terribly. >> reporter: if kyron is somewhere and can see this, is there something you want to say to him? >> we're going to bring you home. we love you. >> we won't stop until you come home. >> reporter: hattie kauffman, cbs news, portland, oregon. british airways is apologizing to the 275 passengers who got a real scare this week. check this out. they heard an emergency warning their plane was about to crash into the north sea. fortunately it was a false alarm. flight attendants raced through the cabin telling the passengers it was a mistake. someone in the cockpit accidentally pushed the wrong button, triggering the automated announcement. here's rebecca. >> thank you, whitt. it's being called a miracle. an australian woman who gave birth to twins prematurely was told one of them was dead but she saved his life with the kangaroo care method.
richard roth explains. >> reporter: born prematurely with a twin sister at 27 weeks, jamie seemed to have no signs of life, his mother said, quoting a doctor at the australian doctor where he was delivered. so kate held her son and cuddled him. with her husband david at her side she said she assumed she was saying good-bye to her two-pound infant. in minutes he stirred and two hours later, opened his eyes. >> i remember looking and saying, what if he lives? we were both giggling like kids. like he might live. we could be the luckiest people ever. >> reporter: the twins are now 5 months old and healthy, according to their mother, who believes the skin-to-skin contact of her embrace saved her son's life. the technique is known as an aid in maternal bonding. in australia it's been called the kangaroo touch. richard roth, cbs news, london. and here now to tell us more
about kangaroo care is dr. karen hendrickson at nyu medical center. great to have you here with us. >> thank you for inviting me. >> such an up lifting story. >> it is quite a miracle it. >> sounds like a miracle. >> absolutely. >> explain how it works. how does this kangaroo care method actually work. >> kangaroo care method is a skin-to-skin touch of the mother and the baby. and the baby is naked. placed on the bare chest of the mother and then covered. generally we have a hat for the infant because they're outside an incubator in developed countries outside the united states. but it's skin-to-skin contact, the mother with the baby. >> outside this example that we're hearing from australia, have you heard of this before? >> well, kangaroo mother care is a technique for the preterm baby. it's specifically been developed from colombia, dr. edgar ray
utilized this technique to help the survival of the preterm baby in bogata. it has been endorsed by the world health organization for the survival, enhancing the survival of the preterm baby, as well as enhancing breast feeding. >> it sounds like a methodology that in many cases works in country that have sort of less technology going for them. how about when it's not a preemie baby. does this work with full-term babies as well? >> it's generally been used for the preterm baby. as you can imagine, a full-term baby after a period of time is really a vigorous child that is -- wants a lot of freedom. for the preterm baby, they're not supposed to be out from the womb. and so it's a wonderful technique that allows the baby that kind of -- >> it's almost emulating. >> it emulates the womb for the baby. and it does some things that
we're not quite sure about, and that is decreases the pain sensation of the babies. so a baby who is being kangar kangarooed is getting a painful procedure, such as a heel stick really has a dampened response to pain. it increases their thermal stability. it is very important that the staff have some idea how to actually implement this. so there needs to be competency in training like we have at bellevue hospital center and ny sglu how long would a mother need to do this, in your view? >> the baby really signals when the baby is not ready for or it hasn't had enough, let's say, of kangaroo mother care. they begin to wiggle. they really get a little bit more sweaty. they want to be out of this kind of embrace. and that's usually about term that they are ready to not need
kangaroo mother care. for the full-term baby, which is for the question you asked, it's common when a baby is brand-new, first few hours of life. it is a wonderful technique for them. >> doctor, thank you so much for being with us. >> thank you. >> we'll head back outside to lonnie quinn. >> you got it, rebecca. it is air force week all over new york and the city. fly-overs, plane exhibits and to celebrate at the early show, the air force honor guard drill team with us right here on the plaza. they're behind me as we speak. joining me flight commander captain michael flynn. >> pleasure to be here. >> pleasure to have you with us. i'm looking at the drill team behind me. they're not war-time maneuvers. what is the purpose of this honor guard drill team? >> the purpose is to retain, recruit for the air force. basically they travel base to base and communities to inspire the people to get them excited about the air force and recruit and retain people for the air force to make sure they have the
love for the air force. >> but with all the precision involved here, not a single spoken word, how is that done? >> a lot of training. they go through 1,000 hours of training. if they make the team, they train for eight hours a day and perform at air force shoes, sporting events, things like that. >> thank you very much for being with us. air force week. let's talk about the weather. here's how we see it out there. take a look at the big picture. a good portion of the country is going to have a beautiful day today. we have a stalled front down around florida. so wet weather for the gulf coast states, portions of the southeast. out west where i do not see any rain, i do see the possibility for dry thunderstorms. and since your humidity is so low out there, look at those relative humidity levels. 7% in some areas. poke tell la, elko, las vegas, where the gusty winds combine in those weather conditions, be careful with anything. that's a quick look at the
national picture. here's a closer look for the weather for your weekend. all right. now over to chris. >> all right, lonnie, thank you. coming up next in "healthwatch," when disaster strikes, how can you help children cope with the trauma? we'll tell you when we come back. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. >> this weather segment sponsored by tums. fights heart burn fast. ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium rich tums goes to work in seconds. nothing works faster. ♪ tum ta tum tum tums as the towel used to dry them. so why use the same hand towel over and over instead of a clean, fresh one every time?
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post-traumatic stress and often act more strongly than adults do. psychiatrist janet taylor joins us this morning. why is it that kids with events like katrina and 9/11 react more adversary than adults? >> we talk about kids being resilient but they're quite vulnerable. adults can express in words how we feel but kids get overlooked. >> is television a big factor, kids sitting in ront of the television, watches events unfold. >> that's incorrect exposure. obviously as a child if they are directly impacted, if they witnessed the twin towers falling right there or hurricane katrina, lived through it, high impact is important. low impact, you can live in the same city and it can affect you but the constant reviewing can affect them. >> what determines what event will affect a child. is there any? >> in new orleans, we know kids
were exposed to violence, maybe lived in adverse conditions before katrina. so in terms of their hardship of their lives before can affect how they respond. and if you lived in a family that was dysfunctional or had a lot of stress before, that can increase the likelihood that kids will have ptsd. >> first and foremost, communication is key. >> communication is key. you really want to use words, age-appropriate words to help your kids be able to verbalize what's going on. allow extra time. understanding they may be more clingy so you have to be more patient. >> you think it's something essential for children is spending time. >> give them time to maybe re-enact. they may re-enact with play. understand they're watching your moves. which means as a caregiver or provider you may need to help yourself. >> empowering with practical
knowledge? >> you want to use tools and resources. if they're worried about, say, a hurricane, you talk about exits and calling 911 if they have to or how they can go to higher ground, fire prevention. empowering them and giving them the tools so they know they're in control and reassuring they will be safe. >> depression, how do they keep it from kids? >> you don't. yous your kids live in your house. the key factor is if you know you're depressed and anxious, maybe you suffered through something, you get help for yourself. you talk to your kids about how you're feeling. you want to have a household with peace and harmony but not in denial. >> keep away the frightening images. you have to be prepared for kids to act out because at some point it will surface. >> kids are kids. they may not be as verbalment they may act it out. >> janet, thank you very much. we appreciate it. for more on how to help, go to
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♪ welcome back to the early show. >> we are going to have a photographer whose pictures of hurricane katrina, items which now define his career and which changed his life. much more of that. and coming up this morning, more from ledesi. that remarkable voice that so encapsulates the mood and spirit of this great city of new orleans. and if that's not enough, we are
going to actually feast your eyes and tease your taste buds with some food from commander's palace. stuff you can make at home in ch"chef on a shoestring." >> you talk about a destination, commander's palace. see new a couple minutes. five years ago tomorrow, hurricane qkatrina hit new orleans. we asked some of the correspondents who were there to share their most vivid memories from five years ago. >> when i think about katrina and new orleans, i think about i-10, the highway leading in. i think about the convention center. and all the people who were lined up desperate, some dieing. and the thought that kept entering my mind those early days was this is a miraclmerica. this isn't haiti. this isn't a third world country. this is the united states of america in one of our great
cities and people are living and dieing on the street and help was nowhere to be found. >> as we were going down the street in these air boats there were bodies floating in the water. and it occurred to me that the dead were just going to have to wait until all the living had been rescued. i asked lieutenant general russ honore, a big john wayne american soldier who was in charge of the army response why the bodies in the water had not been picked up. and he broke into tears. and he said, it's a disaster. look it up in the disaster. >> as i was driving around, i saw a woman on her front lawn going through some of her belongings. and we approached her. i asked her what she was doing. she said it had taken her that long, two months, to go back to her house, to actually bring herself to go into her home and look for something she could salvage. she had lived there for more
than 20 years. and everything was destroyed. she had grown up in new orleans. she raised her family in new orleans. and she wanted to stay. but she just didn't know if she could. her entire neighborhood was destroyed. >> it was just so much misery that lasted for so long. i just was never in a story like thisis that just seemed to fest. just week after week after week that turned into months, that even turned into years. i don't expect we'll ever see anything like it again. >> what do i hope for new orleans? it's what i hope for all of us, that tomorrow will be better than yesterday. >> yeah. i think we all kind of speak for what harry said, you hope you never see anything like this again. it was sheer devastation back then. still in parts of new orleans. parts that still have a long way to go, as we mentioned. lonnie quinn is outside with
another check of the weather for us. lonnie. >> good morning to you, chris. good morning, everybody. that's a sign we have to talk about. young lady, what's your name. >> rachel sykes. >> your trip to new york city. you want to see the new york city. checked that out. and you want to see a broadway show. >> rock of ages. >> check off "the early show" right there. only one more to go. actually, there's two more to go. hug chris wragge. we're going to work on that one, wragges. we have some named store. danielle, category 2 hurricane with 100 n-mile-per-hour winds. danielle, 320 miles southeast of bermuda. earl east of the leeward islands. i'm telling you, you currently have a category 2. a huge storm. earl will become a category 3
before it's all over. earl looks to go to the west of bermuda. that's a quick look at the tropics. a closer look at the weather for your weekend. >> keep this going here. just keep hugging while i grab the marker. here we go. all right, guys. you're such a good ooguy, wragg. time for my shoutoutment a big hello to all our friends in tallahassee, florida, attending the 21st annual exotic bird festival. colorful two-day event. parrots. prizes, good food and more. thank you for everybody watching
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♪ the book is as haunting as it is beautiful. it's called "coming back new orlea orleans." you were assigned to cover katrina for your job. but you forged a special bond with the people here. tell me how. >> well, as a photo journalist i've been through a lot of dire circumstances in a lot of countries. but to witness my own citizens in my own country abandoned by my own government was the most shocking thing i had seen. but even more inspiring was after the storm to witness these people who had lost everything, to pick themselves up by their boot straps, the spirit, the determination, the resilience to come back and rebuild, a lot of
times without any governmental assistance, was incredibly inspiring to me. >> why did you decide to do this book? >> i'll tell you, i met so many people who all wanted their stories to be told. and i took all their photographs. in the end i felt like the best way to get all their stories out there was to couple pile it in one book. because this is such a large storm. it affected an area the size of great britain. there's no way you can tell the story in three or four photographs. you have to couple pile it all in a narrative over five years. >> let's go into the book and look at the people in the paddleboat. tell me about these people. >> first of all, just getting to that scene was very challenging. i was in another boat paddling through the ninth ward. as we headed down to that area where the paddle boat was, we got stuck on something. we looked down many we were stuck on someone's roof. we freed ourselves off the roof and made it down to where the
photo was taken. they had ridden out the storm on the bridge behind them and they were just searching for food and water. this is two or three days after the storm. >> let's take a look at what you have called girl in a blue dress. >> this is the moment when i realized new orleans was coming back. it was nine months after the storm. and i was searching for signs of resurgence. i heard about a second line parade, which is local tradition. and i went to the street, formerly flooded street. it looked like it was almost abandoned. but all of a sudden in the distance i heard this beat and this rhythm and all of a sudden this band came pounding down the street. people were dancing and singing and joyous and flying through the air. it was a ballet, a moving street party. it swept me up almost off my feet and i just flowed along with them and was photographing them. i knew the spirit of new orleans was going to overcome. >> we have a couple seconds
left. >> they have been an incredible inspiration. they are people of faith. they rode out the storm here. rhee a ta was put up in a hammock. basically, they never left. i met them two years later and they had no electricity, no gas. they said the faith in the lord would overcome and carry them through. >> one word, are you a changed man? >> absolutely, because of the people of new orleans. they have changed me for the better. >> mario, thank you. the book stunning coming back new orleans resurgent. thank you so much for being here. very much appreciate it. this is part of the permanent record, the history of new orleans and it's resurgence. be well. folks, in just a little while, we have seen the pictures, now we're going to taste the food. commander's palace right from here to your door. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. [ female announcer ] your hands are only as clean
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all right. we're just getting ready here. in fact, you are joining us behind the scenes. go, go. this is team martin and these are the great chefs of commander's palace. if you've never been to new orleans, what makes this place is really going to this restaurant. your family, such a great history here. >> thank you. >> nice to see you, ti. first, let's talk a little bit about seafood. i mean, that's so much of your restaurant. that's on the minds of a lot of people. not necessarily related to katrina. what are you seeing in the restaurant? are people skit issue about ordering seafood? >> a little bit. but not locals. we have had all the seafood we have needed throughout this whole disaster in the gulf. really. we've had it all. there's buffer zones where things were closed anywhere near the oil. we have everything. we have fish, shrimp. shrimp season just reopened. they are testing the heck out of the seafood, and it is safe.
>> all right. we're going to make some in just a little while. >> you bet. >> let's talk about what you, your family, your restaurant went through as katrina bored down. you had millions of dollars in dang damage and closed upwards of a year. >> 13 months. now we're back better than ever. 13 months where we had no clue if the city was going to come back or if we were going to get any insurance moneyment you don't feel sorry for yourself because everybody went through the same thing. >> it looks like you are back. let's get to the food. what is it that just defines new orleans cuisine? >> this is the dish we're most known for, turtle soup. these are not endangered turtles. these are farm-raised snapping turtles. that is a signature dish for shoe. we're going to go over to a
caribbean shrimp salad. you have the shrimp and the caribbean spice, corn, tomato, coconut. don't try to cut one open yourself. >> coconut makes the dish. >> yeah. >> literally creates the dish. >> that is fabulous with the plantain chips. this is the king of seafood. god, i wish my chef was here today. he's off at a charitable event. this dish is a simple seafood dish. creole tomatoes. they're really not creole. local tomatoes. great gulf fish. these fabulous shrimp. >> this is not a shrimp. this is actually a whale. >> look at that. a little kid in the restaurant the other day said, mom, my shrimp took three bites. garlic bread will go with, well, really whatever you want, turtle soup. >> this is what you need to learn to do at home. >> i have to tell you -- i didn't tell you this before, my mom invented this dish. >> no kidding?
>> in 1951 i think it was. anyway, they wanted to name a dish for their friend richard foster. >> what is in here? >> brown sugar, banana atlanticor. a little rum. >> of course butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, banana liquor, dark rum and ice cream. that's the ingredients. and all this on a shoestring? >> banana ares cheap. they're the perfect convenience food. they're fabulous. we all love them. so what we do, i'm going to get my fire going a little bit. we have to have all the rum. we went quick and it's not quite hot enough for us there. there you have it. just put it over the ice cream. i say we should call it cream ice. because there is so much cream
in it it will barely freeze. here's one. here's one over there ready to go if you want to try it. >> all right. >> a little sauce on top. a little cinnamon in there as well. >> let's give a little taste here. >> bananas foster. you put it in a blender and we call it bananas faster. >> where is the nearest icu for angio plaefplasty angioplasty? >> we work closely with the hospitals here. >> you can do this at home, relatively simple. >> this is the similarest thing in the world. not all this is simple. we missed the pork belly and i sisters. >> i think we need to wash it down with a cocktail. >> yes, we do. it's. everyone says in this is, first of all, we have to get our glass and a little absence. rinse the glass. you don't want to drink a lot of
that. two ounces of rye whiskey. don't use anything else. this is one of our favorite brands. you can do an ounce and a half. big girl like me, you'll do two ounces. we actually get all this in there. then you have a little simple syrup. don't make it too sweet. hang on. you have to have the bitters. >> go, go, go! >> you have a finished one right there. i'll make mine. tell them what you think. this is the original cocktail in, my dear. >> ti, thank you so much. the taste of new orleans. look at all this stuff. and you can do it at home, too. most of it at least. for the rest, come to commander's palace. simple as that. stick around. we have an encore of the "second cup cafe." great music from ledesi. stay tuned. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. cheers!
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well, folks, before we leave you on this saturday, i really hope the sun comes out today. >> you think so? can i borrow those sunglasses. >> a programming note, the barclay's golf tournament, fedexcup. tiger woods putting together one of his strongest performances of the pga tour. four shots off lead now. see what he does now, moving day. coverage begins 3:00 p.m. eastern on cbs. >> coming up monday, emmy fashions, good, bad, the ugly. the biggest musz from sunday night's emmy awards. >> early next saturday, our labor day spectacular. we're throwing a huge party on the plaza. a huge barbecue. bring your bibs. come on down. we'll feed you. great to see you, as always. lonnie, nice job. rebec rebecca, great job. dave price, superb job in new orleans. thanks so much for helping us out today, david. >> a privilege to be here, guys. i've got to tell you, five years
out. we leave you with four-time grammy-nominated ledesi singing a song reflecting the mood of a lot of new orleans. new plum, "turn me loose." take it away. ♪ i see trees of green, red roses too i see them bloom for me and you ♪ and the think to myself "what a wonderful world" ♪ ♪ i see skies of blue and clouds of white the bright blessed day, the dark sacred night and i think to myself "what a wonderful world" ♪
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